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Snapchat’s new security feature hacked already

Earlier today, Snapchat announced that, in light of its recent security scandal in which 4.6 million phone numbers were stolen, it was going to introduce a new verification system to ensure that all users were in fact human. This includes making sure that users are human by requiring them to select pictures that contain the Snapchat ghost logo. This was…

New Carrier Update hack release boosts signal, data speeds and offers tethering on iPads and iPhones running iOS 7

Last year, when the iPhone finally landed on T-Mobile, one of TmoNews’ readers (also a developer) created a carrier update hack that allowed users on T-Mobile or AT&T to get significantly better reception and data speeds. Now, with the release of iOS 7 jailbreak, Joe from iTweakiOS.com has released new versions compatible with more carriers (US and…

Snapchat APIs hacked, exploits released by hacker group

It appears that Snapchat may have some security issues that need to be addressed, according to Gibson Security, a group that claims to have hacked Snapchat’s API, which is currently not public. There are two different exploits, the find_friends exploit and the Bulk Registration exploit. The first of the two takes in a set of phone numbers and can match…

Developer Center is back online after hacking attempt

As you probably know by now, Apple’s Developer Center has been offline for just over a week, and earlier this week the company itself confirmed that the Developer Center had been taken down due to a hacking attempt. While a security researcher claimed that he was responsible for the take-down of the site, Apple would not go into details, and just…

OpenJailbreak website by p0sinxninja launched

Last month, it was announced that p0sinxninja (Joshua Hill) was working on a new project called openjailbreak that was supposed to help iPhone jailbreak developers collaborate on jailbreak methods. The idea behind the site seems very cool, and today the site has reportedly gone live. The site offers many features for hackers and developers such as a…

iOS 7 beta 3 glitch allows stock apps to be hidden [video]

One of my biggest – in fact THE  biggest – frustrations with iOS has always been the inability to hide stock apps, or delete them. For many apps like Mail, Safari, Calendar, Reminders etc. there are a handful of third party apps which are better. At least in my mind they are. I hate having unnecessary apps on my home screens or in folders that I don’t have…

iMessage Denial of Service hack floors Messages iOS app

Late-ish last night, a report emerged online detailing a DoS (denial of service) attach on developers’ iMessage accounts. The developers in question have had their iOS Messages app bombarded with spam messages. TheNextWeb caught up with iH8sn0w, whose account was the subject of the attack. “On Wednesday night my private iMessage handle got flooded…

Apple’s iPhone is the most hacked mobile device

Web security company SourceFire has issued a report titled “25 years of Vulnerabilities”, charting the Critical Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) of software and mobile technology. A CVE is described as ”the international standard for vulnerability numbering or identification”. The startling report shows that the iPhone is the most hackable of all…